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Performer: Roman Trekel

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LeipzigCapriccio

Capriccio
Strauss R.: Capriccio
Ulf Schirmer; Jan Schmidt-Garre; Oper Leipzig; Nikolaus Webern; Yan Tax; Maria Bengtsson; Renée Fleming

BerlinHänsel und Gretel

Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Thomas Guggeis; Achim Freyer; Staatsoper Berlin; Petra Weikert; Katrin Wundsam; Natalia Skrycka

BerlinDie Zauberflöte (Everding)

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Alexander Soddy; August Everding; Staatsoper Berlin; Anna Milukova; Giuseppe Mentuccia; Fred Berndt; Dorothée Uhrmacher

BerlinFidelio

Beethoven: Fidelio
Simone Young; Harry Kupfer; Staatsoper Berlin; Hans Schavernoch; Yan Tax; Simon O'Neill; Roman Trekel

BerlinDer Rosenkavalier

Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier
Simone Young; André Heller; Staatsoper Berlin; Xenia Hausner; Arthur Arbesser; Camilla Nylund; Nadine Sierra
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More glitter than gold: the Berliner Staatsoper's new Rosenkavalier

Camilla Nylund (Marschallin) © Ruth Walz

Another opera novice struggles in the Staatsoper's new Rosenkavalier, while Zubin Mehta's leaden conducting proves a burden.

***11
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Memorable singing in ambiguous Staatsoper Berlin Götterdämmerung

Götterdämmerung © Monika Rittershaus (2013)
Irene Théorin and Andreas Schager lead a stunning musical performance, as Guy Cassiers vision of The Ring becomes clear.  
****1
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A promising start to Staatsoper Berlin's Ring revival

Das Rheingold © Monika Rittershaus (2010)
Daniel Barenboim led a performance of deliberate tempo with a great ensemble of singers.  Guy Cassiers‘ production, while visually stunning at times, does little to enhance the performance.
***11
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Compassion and solace in Brahms’ German Requiem

Karl-Heinz Steffens © Susanne Diesner
At Sunday’s Philharmonia Orchestra concert, guest conductor Karl-Heinz Steffens paired the Requiem with the composer’s autumnal Clarinet Quintet.
*****
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Sweet nothings: a disappointing Hänsel und Gretel

Katrin Wundsam (Hänsel) and Elsa Dreisig (Gretel) © Monika Rittershaus
Achim Freyer's production robs Humperdinck's fairy tale of heart and drama at the Lindenoper.
**111
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